Profile: Republic Services Inc (RSG)
26 May 2017
Republic Services, Inc., incorporated on December 20, 1996, is a provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling and energy services. The Company's segments include Group 1, Group 2 and Corporate entities. Its Group 1 and Group 2 segments provide integrated waste management services. Group 1 consists of geographic areas located in the western and portions of the mid-western United States. Group 2 consists of geographic areas located in Texas, the southeastern and portions of the mid-western United States, and the eastern seaboard of the United States. As of December 31, 2016, it operated in 39 states and Puerto Rico through 333 collection operations, 204 transfer stations, 192 active landfills, 64 recycling centers, seven treatment, recovery and disposal facilities, and 10 salt water disposal wells. As of December 31, 2016, it also operated 71 landfill gas and renewable energy projects and had post-closure responsibility for 124 closed landfills.
The Company provides residential, small-container commercial and large-container industrial solid waste collection services. Its residential collection business involves the curbside collection of waste for transport to transfer stations, or directly to landfills or recycling centers. It performs residential solid waste collection services under contracts with municipalities. It also performs residential services on a subscription basis, in which individual households contract directly with the Company. In its small-container commercial business, it supplies its customers with waste containers of varying sizes. Its small-container commercial services are offered to small business complexes, multi-family housing and strip malls, and include industries, such as restaurants, retail, real estate, and professional and other services. Its large-container industrial collection business includes both recurring and temporary customer relationships. For the recurring portion, it supplies its customers with waste containers of varying sizes and rent compactors to waste generators. Its recurring large-container industrial services are offered to facilities, hotels and office buildings, and include industries, such as manufacturing, retail, hospitality and professional and other services. For the temporary portion of its large-container industrial collection business, the majority of the waste relates to construction and demolition activities. It also provides recycling collection services tailored to its customers' requirements.
The Company's collection operations deposit waste at the transfer stations for compaction and transfer to disposal sites or recycling centers. Transfer stations provide collection operations with a means to consolidate waste and reduce transportation costs. Some of its landfills accept non-hazardous special waste, including utility ash, asbestos and contaminated soils. It binds landfill gas, the natural byproduct of decomposing waste, and converts it to energy. The Company is engaged in the processing and sale of old corrugated containers (OCC), old newsprint (ONP), aluminum, glass and other materials. Its energy services waste is generated from the by-products of oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, including waste created throughout the initial drilling and completion of an oil or natural gas well, production wastes and water produced during a well's operating life, contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation, substances that require clean-up after a spill.
Republic Services Inc
18500 N Allied Way
PHOENIX AZ 85054-6164